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MIT's Robust Robotics Group has developed an autonomous robotic plane that can avoid obstacles inside a parking garage without the need for GPS navigation.
Willow Garage hosted an open house Wednesday evening to introduce the first round of PR2 robots being made available to researcher and developers. With a mission to accelerate the advancement of open-source robotics software and development, the Menlo Park, Calif., company has now awarded 11 institutions a chance to see what they can do with the PR2 robots.
Having a new and improved camera on the iPhone 4S is a blessing and a curse. More pictures means less storage space. Until now. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi shares the details of a new app that frees up that precious space, no matter how many photos you take.
If the Shuttle XPC X100 had come out when it was announced six months ago, we'd like it a lot better. Competing systems such as the WinBook Jiv Mini pack more features into a smaller package, but the trade-off is less RAM and hard-drive space.
The LG Optimus Elite packs a couple of interesting extras, but at its core it's no more than an average Android phone with a less than elite design.
The DARPA Urban Challenge took place this weekend in Southern California. Eleven automated robot cars hit a 60-mile course to see which could complete their pre-programmed missions and outdo the rest. CNET's Kevin Massy checks out the scene before the race and as the cars launch.
For one day only, on September 19, people in 80 cities across the world will be converting parking spaces into mini city parks. CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Daniel Terdiman discuss the message the organizers of PARK(ing) day are hoping to send with these urban oases.
This video shows footage shot from the Beau Rivage parking garage in Biloxi, Ms. during Hurricane Katrina, set to the music of Ocean Springs-based band YOON. Dr. Ben Marble, a member of YOON, is the man who said "Go f*** yourself, Mr. Cheney" at a press conference in the aftermath of the hurricane.
Dante's Inferno is a brand new franchise created by the minds behind the horror instant classic Dead Space. Based on the classic poem, Dante's Inferno takes you through the nine circles of hell on a quest of vengeance.
We had The Wiener Dog Nationals circled on our calendar. Held at the Phoenix Greyhound Park (third annual), it?s an event in which dachshunds compete in ?races? to benefit Arizona Adopt a Greyhound. Last year, I had a lot of pictures on a former blog, but tonight the videos will do it even greater justice. It?s fun to watch these crazy-legged little animals run their hearts out. We were introduced to the event last year when my wife met the owner of Squirt (her name is J.D. Ecker) outside a supermarket. She was raising money for her guy to race and that led us to head down to the park. In this video montage, Squirt is the sweet dachshund who is wearing a hot dog bun. He?s difficult to miss. The timing was a little off as the monsoon rains came shortly after the first heat. The races are interspersed throughout the night between the greyhound heats. I will not watch the "real" dog races; the concept gives me the willies.